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North Carolina earthquake felt in eastern Kentucky

The earthquake measured 5.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

More than $5.5 million in CARES Act go to 22 Eastern KY local governments

More than $5.5 million in CARES Act reimbursement money is going to 22 Eastern Kentucky local governments to cover payroll, personal protective equipment, sanitizing supplies, and telecommuting equipment, according to Governor Andy Beshear. 

Moore named to diversity, inclusion post at EKU

Leaving Northern Kentucky University for new post

Cousins’ emotional first hug since pandemic goes viral

See the emotional first hug since the pandemic hit between cousins in eastern Kentucky that has gone viral.

Operation UNITE basketball camps in eastern Kentucky canceled

Operation UNITE canceled its summer 'Shoot Hoops Not Drugs' basketball camps in eastern Kentucky due to the coronavirus outbreak.

President Trump declares federal relief for Ky. flooding damages

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday, President Donald Trump authorized federal assistance for counties damaged in February's flooding.

Veteran helping fellow veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic

Darren Atkins served in the army for 14 years. He is Chaplain with the VFW in Whitesburg, Kentucky. When the coronavirus first broke, he immediately looked for a way he could serve his community during the pandemic.

UPDATE: Numbers down to 4,000 without power, estimates given

Kentucky Power released new estimates Thursday night when the utility expects to get all the power back on in eastern Kentucky.

Thousands of people in Eastern Kentucky still without power 48 hours after strong winds

As of Tuesday, April 14th at 8 p.m. Kentucky Power says approximately 32,000 customers are still without power after strong winds late Sunday night, April 12th. 

Storm damage slows unemployment benefits work in eastern Kentucky

If an outdated system trying to handle an unimaginable number of claims wasn't enough, the state's unemployment insurance system in eastern Kentucky has a new problem - storm damage.

Some miners in Eastern Ky. are out of job again; the state offering some relief

During the coronaviurs outbreak many Kentuckians are filing for unemployment benefits, but for some coal miners in Eastern Kentucky this is the second time in less than a year they're jobless.

Eastern Kentucky city to host dedication ceremony for new statues

The ceremony is for several new statues, including two Roman deities.

No. 2 Kentucky easily handles Eastern Kentucky 91-49

No. 2 Kentucky scored the game's first 14 points to cruise past Eastern Kentucky 91-49 on Friday night.

Two Magoffin Co. men dead following an accident

Two men from Eastern Kentucky are dead following an accident in Tennessee Wednesday.

Troubled Kentucky water system to receive grant funding

A county in Eastern Kentucky will receive nearly $4 million in grant funding to support its troubled water system.

Oxycodone trafficking conspiracy linked to eastern Kentucky

Pete Anthony Tyndale was sentenced to 29 years of for conspiring to distribute oxycodone and other drugs, and for money laundering.

KYTC releases details on 100-plus bridge project in eastern Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking responses from qualified design-build teams for a major project to replace 102 bridges in eastern and southeastern Kentucky.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.